Father-son duo complete 50-state marathon challenge

Ken R. Yoder '68, right, often runs marathons with his son, Ben, and his daughter, Karen '96.

Ken Yoder ’68 and his son, Ben, set a goal to run 50 marathons – one in each U.S. state. Five years later, they met their goal when they completed the Phunt Trail Marathon in Maryland on Jan. 2, 2011. They’re the only known father-son duo accomplish the challenging circuit.

Sharing the daily feast of flavors, textures and eye appeal

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An Indiana-based family of artists that includes six Goshen College alumni has produced a cookbook that is attracting favorable attention because of its delectable recipes, deep cultural connections, beautiful photography and artistic flair. The Daily Feast: Everyday Meals We Love to Share (Good Books, April 2012) was assembled last fall by Esther Rose Graber  ’52 … Keep reading »

Eight students participate in summer Camping Inquiry Program

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Christian-based summer camps provide sacred places for young people to explore what it means to live faithfully in a Christ-centered community while realizing that care for the earth is an extension of Jesus’ ministry. This summer, nine Goshen College students are working at such camps and retreats throughout the country, leading young people on their faith journeys.

Essay: “Called to Sustainability” by Tim Showalter Ehst ’08

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I am a farmer. A Christian farmer. A low-input, sustainable, Christian farmer. I believe that our work is to create the new Eden—an Eden that is interdependent and sustainable in ways that the most radical hippies and permaculturists never imagined. And I believe I am being called to this vocation, to these beliefs.